Wed. Jan 27th, 2021
Manushi Chhillar teams up with United Nations to raise awareness about violence against women

New Delhi: Former Miss Planet and Bollywood actor Manushi Chhillar have been roped in by United Nations Girls (The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Girls) for a worldwide initiative #OrangeTheWorld to increase awareness on gender-based mostly violence.

Chhillar who also runs her personal initiative `Project Shakti` on menstrual hygiene, aims to motivate gals to increase their voice towards violence by way of the new initiative #OrangeTheWorld.

As a result of a video that she posted on Instagram, Chhillar was on Saturday witnessed raising her voice towards gender-based mostly violence.

“Girls are most vulnerable to violence in a variety of varieties and they encounter it virtually all over the place. Girls across all age groups are at consistent chance and it is heart-breaking to really feel this as a girl myself,” the former Miss Planet mentioned.

“At one particular stage or yet another, we all have acknowledged an individual who has been at the getting finish of violence. But what do we do about it? It`s important that we stand by survivors, think them, assistance them to report abuse, and make our voices heard,” she extra. The 23-12 months-previous actor also threw light on the reality that the scenarios of domestic violence in the nation shot up in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic induced lockdown when most men and women stayed at property.

“All through the COVID-19 pandemic, the shadow (emphasis) pandemic of violence towards gals has grown darker. Situations of Domestic Violence have improved. But as we function in the direction of emerging from COVID-19 we require to also actively function in the direction of rebuilding a globe that`s safe and sound for gals,” Chhilar mentioned.

As a result of the `#OrangeTheWorld` initiative, Chhillar along with the United Nations Girls organisation will be operating on ending on the internet harassment of gals amongst other varieties of harassment.

The 23-12 months-previous actor who will quickly make her Bollywood debut by way of YRF`s `Prithviraj` also known as for ending bodily, psychological, and sexual violence towards gals by way of her Instagram stories.


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